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Astronomy Image Explorer launched

IOP Publishing and the American Astronomical Society are pleased to announce the launch of the Astronomy Image Explorer.


Traffic jams lend insight into emperor penguin huddle

Emperor penguins maintain their tight protective huddle with stop-and-go movements like cars in a traffic jam.


Water impurities key to an icicle's ripples

Researchers have investigated the mystery behind an icicle's ripples


A Whirling Dervish puts physicists in a spin

A Coriolis force is crucial to the formation of patterns on a Dervish's skirt, researchers find.

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IOP Publishing expands materials science publishing programme

We are pleased to announce the addition of three new materials research titles to our journal publishing programme.

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Advisory Board member receives Brian Pippard Prize

Congratulations to Robert Hadfield, Advisory Board member of Superconductor Science and Technology on winning the Brian Pippard Prize.

IOP ebook author awarded Rothschild Prize

Congratulations to Shlomo Havlin, author of IOP ebook Introduction to Network of Networks who has been awarded the 2014 Rothschild Prize.

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3D printing cancer cells to mimic tumours

A group of researchers in China and the US have successfully created a 3D model of a cancerous tumour using a 3D printer.

11 Apr 2014Bristol, UK

"RoboClam" hits new depths as robotic digger

A digging robot inspired by the unique mechanisms employed by the Atlantic razor clam has been created by a group of researchers in the US.

10 Apr 2014Bristol, UK
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Interview: David Elliott on renewable energy

Following our very first IOP ebooksTM "Meet the author" webinar with David Elliott, we speak to him about his recently published book and the renewable energy industry.

09 Apr 2014Bristol, UK

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